Sal'mon, the name of a man and of a hill.

1. (Heb. Salmon', שִׂלמוֹן, clothing, Ru 4:21, Sept. Σαλμών v.r. Σαλμάν; but Salima', שִׂלמָא, id. 1Ch 2:11, Sept. Σαλμάν v.r. Σαλωμών, A.V. "Salma;" and Salmah', שִׂלמָה, id. Ru 4:20, Sept. Σαλμών v.r. Σαλμάν, A.V. "Salmon;" N.T. Σαλμών). The son of Nahshon and the ancestor of Boaz, of the family of Judah and David (Ru 4:20-21; 1Ch 2:11; Mt 1:4-5; Lu 3:32). B.C. cir. 1660. SEE GENEALOGY OF CHRIST.

2. (Heb. Tsalmon, (צִלמוֹן, shady.) A place named (Ps 68:14) as a battlefield, apparently during the Israelites' conquest of Canaan; probably the Mount ZALMON SEE ZALMON (q.v.) elsewhere (Jg 9:48) referred to.

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